Area arts September 4 – 10

Stop by MacRostie Art Center to pick up your list of events surrounding this month's exhibit,
We Are All Criminals.

All Month

 We Are All Criminals in the MacRostie Gallery and Inside Voices in the Minnesota Gallery with artwork by men from the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, David Dobbs, Patti Ferrell, and butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School.

Pop Up Park. Cut outs and works by Dan Root. Corner Highway 2 and 1st Ave. NW.

Photography by Ed Zabinski. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

First They Cut Your Hair: Remembering the Indian Boarding Schools. Thursdays – Fridays. 10 am – 4 pm. Edge Center for the Arts Gallery. 102 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Tuesday, September 5

10 am – 4 pm

Mac Open Studio. Free to MAC members or $5/session for non-members, this informal group is open to artists of all skill levels working in any 2-dimensional medium. Bring your latest project and create your art in a supportive community! No instruction is provided, but plenty of advice, critique, and feedback is available from the group. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

6 – 8:30 pm

Open Pottery. Instructor: Bruce Bartos, $15 each/ $10 student. Join area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session 218-326-2697. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Wednesday, September 6

7 – 9 pm

Sam Miltich and friends. Jazz.   VFW. 14 NW 3rd St.

Thursday, August 31

6:30 -10 pm

Open figure drawing. This group meets weekly to draw from a live model. No instruction is provided and participants must provide their own materials. Poses usually range from 15 minute to 30 minutes. Serious artists of all levels are welcome to join this group. Please note that models are sometimes nude.  10 sessions. $40 a month.  MacRostie Art Center 405 NW 1st Ave.

Thursday, September 7

7 pm

Open mic night hosted by Mike Miller. VFW.14 NW 3rd St.

Friday, September 8

5 – 7 pm

First They Cut Your Hair: Remembering the Indian Boarding Schools. Opening reception. Edge Center for the Arts Gallery. 102 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Saturday, September 9

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Create Second Saturdays sponsored by Children First! Join us every Second Saturday at the MAC for Family Create Saturdays! Free family-orientated art activities with a new theme each month! Ages 3 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult! Funded in part by Children First! and Blandin Foundation. Free. Macrostie Art Center, 405 NW 1st Ave.

7:30 – 9:30 pm

Turtle Eggs, featuring Erik Koskinen, Dead Horses, & Feeding Leroy. Hometown boy Timmy Saxhaug, of Trampled By Turtles, hosts this event which pulls together his “top picks” for music you need to hear. These up-and-coming groups include the Minnesota-based Erik Koskinen, whose working-class country sound “would make Merle Haggard proud.” (Minneapolis Star Tribune). Also in the line-up is high-energy folk duo Dead Horses and the Twin Ports-based country group Feeding Leroy. $20. Wilcox Theater. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.